Benjamin Bohman

Benjamin Bohman

Adjunct Senior Lecturer | Docent
Telephone: 072-244 49 00
Visiting address: Norra Stationsgatan 69, plan 7, 11364 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF Lundgren Bohman, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am an adjunct senior lecturer and associate professor in clinical psychology, lic psychologist, and lic psychotherapist. I am working as a teacher and researcher at the Centre for Psychiatry Research, a joint collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and Region Stockholm. I teach at several study programs and courses, including the study program in psychotherapy, the specialist program for psychologists in adult psychiatric services, and in cognitive-behavioral therapy for resident physicians specializing in psychiatry. My research focuses on cognitive-behavioral therapy for various psychiatric disorders and quality assurance of psychological treatment and psychiatric services. I am principal investigator of several research projects involving doctoral students and postdoctoral research fellows.

    2023. Adjunct senior lecturer in clinical psychology, Karolinska Institutet.
    2022. Team leader: quality assessment and quality improvement of psychological treatment.
    2021. Associate professor in clinical psychology, Karolinska Institutet.
    2019. License as psychotherapist, National Board of Health and Welfare.
    2013-2014. Postdoctoral research fellow, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology.
    2013. PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Global Public Health.
    2007. License as psychologist, National Board of Health and Welfare.

    Team members

    Hillevi Bergvall, PhD student

    Benjamin Bohman, team leader

    Samir El Alaoui, postdoctoral research fellow

    Nathalie Petersén, PhD student

    Fredrik Santoft, postdoctoral research fellow

    Elinor Eskilsson Strålin, PhD student 


  • Ongoing research projects

    Project 1. Transdiagnostic metacognitive therapy versus diagnosis-specific cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders
    In collaboration with Region Stockholm. Supported by ALF Medicine. 

  • Project 2. Routine outcome monitoring in depression treatment in psychiatric services

    Project 3. Transdiagnostic versus diagnosis-specific cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders
    In collaboration with Region Stockholm and WeMind Psykiatri. Supported by Söderström König Foundation and Thuring Foundation.

    Project 4. Cognitive-behavioral therapy in a group format for ADHD predominantly inattentive presentation
    In collaboration with Capio Psykiatri, Region Stockholm, and WeMind Psykiatri. Supported by Foundation for Mental Health, Jane and Dan Olsson
    Foundation, Längmanska Foundation, Magnus Bergvall Foundation, Professor Bror Gadelius Foundation, Söderström König Foundation, and Thuring

    Project 5. Quality assurance of cognitive-behavior therapy: student skill acquisition, therapist competence and adherence, and treatment outcome
    In collaboration with Aleris Psykiatri, Capio Psykiatri, Prima Barn- och vuxenpsykiatri, Region Stockholm, Stockholm University, Tiohundra, and WeMind Psykiatri. Supported by Karolinska Institutet and Thuring Foundation.


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  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2021
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2013

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